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Author Name:    CANTACUZENE, Princess, Countess Speransky, nee Grant.

Title:   Revolutionary Days : Recollections of Romanoffs and Bolsheviki 1914-1917. First Edition

Publisher:    Small, Maynard & Company, Publishers, Boston, 1919, 

Seller ID:   113370

CANTACUZENE, Princess, Countess Speransky, née Grant. Revolutionary Days : Recollections of Romanoffs and Bolsheviki 1914-1917. Illustrated from photographs. Boston : Small, Maynard & Company, Publishers, (1919). First Edition. Pp (12),[1]-411,(1), frontispiece (with tissue guard) + 11 plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Wear to spine ends andcorners, foxing to endpapers and tissue guad, else very good. 50.00 "Julia Dent Grant Cantacuzène Spiransky, Princess Cantacuzène, Countess Spiransky (6 June 1876 – 4 October 1975), was an American author and historian. She was the eldest child of Frederick Dent Grant and his wife Ida Marie Honoré,and the first grandchild of Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the Un ited States. In 1899, she married Prince Mikhail Cantacuzène, a Russian general and diplomat. Princess Cantacuzène was the author of three first-person accounts of the events leading up to the Russian Revolution in 1917, as well as a personal historian of the Russian people during that time. As the wife of a Russian nobleman, she was in a primary position to observe both the Imperial and Bolshevik positions during the Revolution." (Wikipedia). Contents : 1. The Knell of Autocracy. 2. First Days of War. 3. Advisers of the Emperor. 4. Life in Petrograd. 5. The Dismissal of the Grand Duke. 6. The"Occult" Party. 7. The Murder of Rasputin. 8. The Last Days of Autocracy. 9. The Revolution. 10. The Provisional Government. 11. The Arrest of the Empress. 12. Aftermath of Revolution. 13. Kief. 14. Kerensky and Bolsheviki. 15. The Rise of the Bolsheviki. 16. Korniloff and Kerensky. 17. The Bolshevik Uprising. 18. Our Escape from Kief. 19. The Crimea. 20. Petrograd Under the Bolsheviki 21. Last Days in Russia., 22. Contrasting Portraits: GrigoryRasputin and the Grand Duke Nicolas Nicilaiovich. Wear to spine ends and c orners, foxing to endpapers and tissue guad, else very good. 50.00


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